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minutes. >> to do that -- >> the fight over governor brown's tax measure is close. our conversation with jerry brown on california's budget crunch. thank you for joining us this morning. it is sunday, october 28th. i am anne makovec. >> and i am phil matier. the governor sat down with us this week. we will show you highlights on his proposition 30, the tax plan hanging in the balance. >> and an in-depth conversation with senator diane feinstein up for re-election right now. we also had a big earthquake overnight off the coast of canada that we are following, as well. >> and in other new, hurricane sandy is moving up the eastern seaboard with the outer bands bashing the islands of north carolina. >> and the governor of new york is ordering a halt to all public transit is in new york city tonight at 7:00. the storm could affect more than 50 million people. the bridges and tunnels will also be shut down. susan mcginnis is live on the coast of delaware and susan. the winds have looked to have picked up in just the last hour. >> reporter: it certainly has ann and phil. the winds have
on the franken storm threatening the eastern sea. >> the fight offer governor brown's tax hike measure. enter conversation on california's budget crunch. thank you for joining us. >>> we have a lot of news to cover in the next hour. we have a sit down as you saw with governor jerry brown. we will talk to him about the state's finances and the push to hike the sales tax and income tax. >> there was a huge earthquake off the coast of canada. we will look the tsunami advisories but our happiest story of the day, the giants on the bripg of glory right now. this is the newspaper this morning and tonight is going to be the pivotal game that could give them the world series championships. we have a lot to talk about coming up. but first -- >> all right, hurricane sandy moving up the eastern seaboard with the storm's outer bands lashing the barrier islands off north carolina. >> right now the governor of new york, andrew cuomo, i halting a halt to all public transit in new york city at 7:00 tonight. it could affect 50 million people. suetion mcginnis has the latest from the coast of delaware. good mo
budget cuts in the state's education system. if the governor's tax increase measure goes down in defeat. coming up, not one but two different class schedules. the uncertain future facing students at one bay area community college and why it depends what happens election day. >> bart leaders showed off a milestone today in the warm springs extension project. here's an underground look as they walked the subway tunnel this morning. the new section runs under lake elizabeth and will eventually reach san jose. the bart station is expected to open in the fall of 2015. >> several bay area hospitals are teaming up with local farmers to bring fresh fruits and vegetables to improve hospital food. thousands of pounds of fresh produce. the executive chef tells the business times the healthy eating program is expected to expand each growing season. >> chevron is making a multi- million dollar commitment. not to refurbish refineries. the political cost the bay area's biggest oil producer is backing. >> back here, fog free along the coast. this weekend is going to be warmer. we'll also look at detroi
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californians to support a tax hike. governor brown spent this week campaigning nonstop for prop 30 which would raise sales tax a quarter cent and state income taxes on the rich. and as we speak, some of your neighbors are joining the fight. cbs 5 reporter aiolis is a hairington is in oakland where democrats have a phone bank to urge voters to vote yes on prop 30 and no on prop 32. >> reporter: as november 6th approaches volunteers are making a final push to get people to the polls. inside the democratic party headquarters here in oakland volunteers are taking part in the statewide day of action and pope bank. on the phones since 10:00 a.m. calling democrats across the state asking them to vote yes on prop 30 and no on prop 32. prop 32 would ban unions from using payroll deducted found for political -- funds for political purposes. prop 30 hikes the state sales tax by a quarter cent. the 30 doesn't pass schools and colleges face $6 billion in cuts. governor brown has been traveling across the state shoring up support but recent polls show that -- polls show that support is fading. now there's 4
of getting an affordable mortgage. they brought their tax returns and bank statements to the convention center. the neighborhood assistance corporation of america organized the save the dream event to help people keep their homes. bank of america, chase and others met with homeowners working to lower their interest rates or lower the principal. >> i have been through a divorce and desperate to change -- lower my interest rate. >> i 82 82 -- i couldn't believe it, they took my loan down to 2%. >> save the dream continues through next monday from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. >>> a loss today because of weakness in the upperren markets. sun power posted a lost of 41 cents a share. they estimated a loss of 21 cents a share. before the report was released stock closed up 25 cents a share. on wall street today, positive reports on jobs, manufacturing helped push stocks up. the dow is up 136 to 13,232. the nasdaq is up 42 at 3,020. the s&p is up 15 to 1,427. >>> in or out? yes or no. >> governor jerry brown gives voters an ultimatum, we ask if there is another way. >> i am back here at 5:20 p.m., th
city in the east bay is trying to tax sodas to combat obesity. if the initiative passes it will be the first in the nation but not everyone thinks it's a good idea. cbs 5 reporter mike sugerman with reaction on the new controversial measure. mike. >>> reporter: well, allen, this coca-cola may as well have a bull's eye on it but it's not just coca-cola. some kinds of chocolate milk, orange juice, anything with add sugar or high fructose corn syrup. they want to tax it. >> reporter: a little red wagon carrying 40 pounds of sugar has captured national attention in richmond. >> 40 pounds is the amount of sugar that each of richmond's children take in just from sodas alone every year. >> reporter: richmond city council member jeff ritter man who is also a heart doctor is the heart and soul of measure n. it would tax businesses a penny an ounce of sugary drinks sold. it would be the first of its kind in the nation. >> a third of our latino and a third of our african-american students are obese and another 20% are overweight in each group. those young people are going to die yo
said it's going to be a nail baiter. there are signs for sup or thers of the tax plan. vote yes on 30. vote yes. vote yes on 30. >> vote yes on 30. >> governor brown walked into his appearance without taking kbez the new numbers. final days of the campaign, he's all about making his case for a temporary sales tax increase. and a longer hike on income taxes for those making over a quarter kblinl per year. >> those who have done the best can't they help us in california's time of need? >> without $6 billion brown warned the trigger cuts already in the budget will take that amount out of the funding for schools. >> money into schools and colleges, into the california dream, or out. in or out? yes or no? >>sfa showing more californians saying question. -- yes. 14% undecided. this pollster runs the field poll. >> all the governor sneedz another to% or 3% and this would pass. i think chances are better than anything. >> the former chair of the state republican part redoesn't think so. >> in this situation this close to election and belo >>> this election day san francisco voters will be as
's jana katsuyama is live now in lafayette and tells us opponents of the tax measure are at work to get out the vote, jana. >> reporter: those teachers and governor brown are campaigning hard. but a recent poll show support slipping. today we found people on both sides of this issues battling for both. >> reporter: in contra costa county teachers stood on street corners for hours tonight urging drivers to support proposition 30. these teachers say if prop 30 does not pass, schools will have to cut costs. >> we're talking about 11 fewer days to teach the math, science, reading and language arts that is really important for our students. >> i would say this is about the worse i've seen. or it will be if this doesn't pass. >> reporter: governor brown put proposition 30 on the ballot to raise $6 billion that has been allocated this year for csu budgets. it would also increase the state's sales tax. the tax increase would not apply to gasoline or food. >> no on proposition 30, thank you for voting. >> the funding isn't guaranteed to go to the schools. my biggist concern is giving everyone mo
on the ballot. it's to raise tax money for schools. a new poll finds 48% are in favor of the tax initiative. 38% oppose. 14% undecided. that is key. prop 30 would hike tax and raise $6 billion to close the state's budget deficit. >>> taking action and demanding answers. the national nonprofit group is speaking out after an nbc bay area investigation. on tuesday, nbc exposed schools not complying with title ix. jenna joins us with the new developments. >> reporter: equal rights advocates call the results of our investigation shocking and disturbing. the national nonprofit is questioning more than 100 school districts in the bay area about their title ix policies. here's why. we uncovered an array of problems. principals who didn't know who the title ix coordinator was. others who were the coordinator but didn't know it. and educators who had no idea what title ix is. now, they're asking districts showing documentation showing their compliance. proof that schools have procedures and policies in place to protect students from sexual harassment. >> i was shocked by some of the responses that were r
still go either way. 48% of voters are in favor governor brown's tax plan. 38% oppose with the rest still undecided. prop 30 would increase the sales tax temporarily and raise income tax for those making more than a quarter million dollars a year. if prop 30 loses, it would trigger deep cuts to public education from elementary school up to universities. >>> a man was killed while walking through a muni tunnel in san francisco today. the incident disrupted the muni metro much of the morning. cbs 5 reporter anne makovec is at the montgomery station where service is back to normal. >> reporter: a lot of commuters are thankful because it was a mess this morning. but the investigation into that death continues right now. now muni says he may have actually been hit by two trains. in this dark muni tunnel at the montgomery street station an investigation into a man's death stopped trains on the tracks. it was 7:30 right in the middle of the morning commute. >> uhm, i guess i'm going to walk. >> reporter: thousands of people had to be rerouted. muni was stopping trains at castro and church
by midnight. >>> an east bay city is fighting obesity by trying to tax soda. if it passes it would be the first of a kind in the nation. mike sugerman reports. >> reporter: allen, can i buy a coke? here at tobacco world, coke today costs 1.65? it would be a buck 85 starting i guess next wednesday if in fact measure n passes. will it pass? we're not sure. >> reporter: a little red wagon carrying 40 pounds of sugar has captured national attention in richmond. >> 40 pounds is the amount of sugar that each of richmond's children take in just from sodas alone every year. >> reporter: richmond city council member jeff ritter man who is also a heart doctor is the heart and soul of measure n. it would tax businesses a penny an ounce of sugary drinks sold. it would be the first of its kind in the nation. >> a third of our latino and a third of our african-american students are obese and another 20% are overweight in each group. those young people are going to die younger than they should. >> reporter: the money raised he says would go towards more health programs in schools. businesses here
california! let's get out of here so we don't have to pay state tax. within 24 hours! [ laughter ] >> i was doing some minor complaining. a lot of schools have to readjust their halloween parties. even my kids. so you do the thing, and then these guys, no, if we waited till thursday, these guys would have all left town. >> well, not necessarily! >> okay, so they just lied to me. that's why they do it! these guys have to -- not have to, but in their defense, you've been working for 6 month, you're keyed up, you want to go home. and they make good salaries. want pay state tax another day? get the hell out of here! >> it doesn't work like that! [ laughter ] >> but it's the principle of the thing. i would prefer that you see them in the offseason. now? get without out! [ laughter ] >> thanks for coming, fans, glad it took you three hours to wait for the muni. now goodbye! >>> norv surrounded we negativity. the chargers game with -- oh, come on, jacky. you want me to sit here and skill drool? they -- still drool? anyway, norv turner, a j smith were both on the hot seat. the san diego unio
drink debate. >>> new at 10:00, voters will decide whether to tax residents on soda and other sugary drivens. noelle walker is live where the debate is between your waste line and your bottom line. >> reporter: the no on measure n are paying for billboards popping up all over the city. tonight the no on measure n people are trying to convince voters that a yes vote would be bet every for their health. sodas and fruit drinks are popular, accessible and relatively cheap. if measure n passes drinks would cost a penny more an ounce. >> init's a regressive tax that hurts the people that can least afford it. >> reporter: taás one of the arguments the coalition against the beverage tax is making the group spent $2.5 million to put up billboards and hire san francisco media firm, chuck finnie is their spokesperson. >> it's going to result for higher grocery bills whether or not they drink soda. >> reporter: without billboards the yes on measure n people are relying on town hall meetings like this one tonight, word of mouth and information on the impact on health because of sugary drinks. th
of flights are cancelled because of that big >>> new at 10:00, voters will decide whether to tax soda and drivens. noelle walker is live where the debate is between your waste line and your bottom line. >> reporter: the no on measure n are paying for billboards popping up all over the city. tonight the no on measure n people are trying to convince voters that a yes vote would be bet every for their health. sodas and fruit drinks are popular, accessible and relatively cheap. if measure n passes drinks would cost a penny more an ounce. >> init's a regressive tax that hurts the people that can least afford it. >> reporter: taás one of the arguments the coalition against the beverage tax is making the group spent $2.5 million to put up billboards and hire san francisco media firm, chuck finnie is their spokesperson. >> it's going to result for higher grocery bills whether or not they drink soda. >> reporter: without billboards the yes on measure n people are relying on town hall meetings like this one tonight, word of mouth and information on the impact on health because of sugary drinks
the sales tax a quarter cent and state income tax for those making more than $250,000 a year funneling $6 billion into schools and universities. and it looks like support is rising. it needs more than 50% to win. three weeks ago, only 45% of voters said yes. and there was a huge number of undecided ones. well, now it looks like the governor's initiative has enough to eek it out with 51% planning to vote yes. >> let's see how two ballot measures measure up. >> reporter: the new numbers look grim for the competing measure 38. it would raise state income tax for almost all californians for schools and preschool programs. the latest poll shows it's losing with 55% saying no. how do californians feel though about the death penalty? the newest poll shows they want to keep it. 51% said they would vote no on proposition 34 which would uphold the death penalty. 41% say they will vote yes which would prohibit the death penalty and replace it with life in prison without parole. food labeling has become a hot button issue. prop 37 would require companies to label processed food made with genetically
monday through wednesday. >> all right voters in the east bay will decide whether to the tax soda and other sugar sweeten benches in 10 days or so. if measure m passes richmond is the first to impose the penny per ounce tax on business that is sell soft drinks and big money is coming in from outside the bay area. mark tonight with the expensive local battle. >>reporter: studies have shown that drinking sugar sweeten drink is linked to the rising previous lens of obesity in children. so retired cardiologist jeff convinced majority of the fellow council members in richmond to put a measure on the november ballot that would tax soda and other sugar drinks using the money to make children healthy. >> for the 3 million we take in we can put in new soccer fiel fields. softball fields. we can teach our kids third graders how to swim and put nutrition teachers in the elementary school. >>reporter: he's convinced the tax will encourage parents to buy 100 percent just and other non-sugar drinks in place of soda. >> it really is parallel to big tobacco and to what we did with cigarette
and others will support the act which would provide a tax credit to those who choose in vitro like with adoption. it provides up to $13,350 in tax credits. >> it allowed people who wanted to use medical treatment to have that same ability. >> you're on eligible if you make less than $222,000 a year. it also covers future infertility procedures like freezing eggs before people become infertile because of chemotherapy. >>> stay with us. there's much more news ahead on 11 news saturday morning. forget about those plastic bags. try to forget about it. here's a look at some events going on around town. so, maybe you're trying to figure out question seven. well, let me give it a shot. if you're ok with marylanders spending five hundred and... fifty million a year gaming in other states, fair enough. but if you think we should keep that money here... add twelve thousand jobs, and generate millions for schools... well you should probably vote for question seven. because if it doesn't pass, all of this goes away. that's why the post called seven, common sense. but decide for yourself. >> wi
owners molly who contributed to her own proposition 38 to fund public schools through an income tax increase. her brother has given $36 million to defeat her sister's rival, prop 30. governor brown's tax measure and hopes money helps win approval for prop 32 curtailing labor yun yinz influence in politics. venture capitolist spent $29 pill -- $29 kblinl for green energy projects spelled out in his proposition 39. mercury insurance founder pumped $16 million into prop 33 which changes how rates are cal tu lated. u.s. supreme court says it's okay to give unlimited amounts to ballot measures.. >> telling voters this isn't for everyone. you know? you can see this many wealthy people putting in giant sums of money, it's unprecedented. >> california common cause took a lot of money during a previous election because it couldn't get reforms through the legislature. the group says someone has to pay for those ads and campaign efforts. >> to qualify takes an incredible amount of time and energy and money. that is to gather signatures needed and required by the constitution. >> money doesn't
as such but for this local franchise owner they need to have a talk with them. >> thank you. >>> the governor's tax hike proposal is slipping in the polls. now an enormous amount of money is flooding in from out of state that could sing sink prop 30. cbs 5 political reporter grace lee reports. >> reporter: this fight centers around a mysterious $11 million donation that came from arizona last week. it was given to defeat prop 30. he is not happy about it and he vows to find out who is behind the money. >> they may be from anywhere. i don't know where these people are from because they're hiding. they're wearing masks. people like to run around in hoods because they don't want people to see who the hell they are. the state of california is going to court to unmask these people. >> reporter: strong words from the governor today at the naacp convention. though he later clarified that he didn't necessarily mean to refer to the ku klux klan. >> no. what it is, is, that when people do things, sometimes they don't want to be exposed for what they are doing and this arizona organization says they are in busines
of the ride to the south bay. stay with us. >>> voters will decide whether to tax sewed why and other beverages if it passes richmond will be the first city to oppose a penny per ounce tax on businesses that sell soft drimpbs. big money pouring into the campaign from outside of the bay area. abc 7 news is at richmond city hall with this battle. mark? >> this is where it started. measure n propose bid a city councilman, a retired doctor, heart specialist said after 30 years, he saw how obesity was taking a toll. he wanted to do something to stop it. studies have shown drinking sugar sweet yend drinks is linked to eeb ease ti in children. and the cardiologist convince aid majority to pult a measure on the november ballot that would tax soda and other sugary drinks using money to make children healthier. >> more than three million we can put into new soccer fields, soft ball fields. you can teach kids how to swim put nutrition teachers in schools. >> ritterman is convinced it will encourage students to buy 100% juice. >> it is parallel to big tow taco to. what did he we did with cigarett
a lot about them. >>> reporter: >> redistricting, state tax law, and budgeting cycles are not hot button issues and they are not easy to understand. >> reporter: they're not exciting and sexy. >> no, they are not exciting. they're not sexy. >> reporter: but they are important. let's start with proposition 31. vote yes and it would change the legislature's budget cycle from one to two years. supporters say it would allow local governments more planning time because they would know in advance how much money they get. and in gives the governor the power to reduce spending if there is a budget emergency. opponents say it's unclear what would really happen if this measure passes because the budgeting process is so complicated. money is at the heart of proposition 39. vote yes and it forces multi- state businesses to pay more in taxes based on their california sales bringing the state an extra $1 billion a year. >> yes. this is actually a way to close a tax loophole. it would bring revenue to the state. the polls show that it's likely to pass. >> reporter: opponents warn, though, prop 39 could
acts that could help those starred with infertility. it would provide a tax credit for those who choose in vitro fertilization. about $12,000 and it is often not covered by insurance. now they are supporting a tax credits to those who choose in vitro. it would provide up to $13,000 in tax credit. >> it is four more days or four more years. those are the chance at the mitt romney and barack obama rallies before the election. what state they are zeroing in on and why. >> climate change and superstars? are they related? i will have the story coming up. >> you are watching wbal tv 11 news at 5:00 p.m. with don hamilton, your forecast with tom tasselmyer and covering breaking news where you live. wbal tv 11 news at 5:00 p.m. continues now. >> we have breaking news on the new york city marathon. the mayor has decided to cancel their race after criticism. many new yorkers had been complaining it would be insensitive and divert city resources when many are suffering. no word on whether it has been rescheduled. right now, winds of 90 miles an hour and two feet of snow. it certainly created a pun
with the one on the card. >>> supporters of the governor's tax measure are targeting bay area drivers right now. they are showing banners on freeway overpasses. proper 30 would raise sales taxes by a quarter cents and race income taxes on those who earn more than $250,000 a year. if it fails it could trying billions of dollars in education cuts. >> a new field poll suggests support is slipping for both proposition 30 and a competing measure. 48% of likely california voters say they will vote yes on 30. that is down from 54% in july. 38% say they will vote no and 14% say they are undecided. a poll shows support for the alternative measure, proposition 38 now is at 34%. that's down from 46% in july and 49% say they will vote no. 17% say they are undecided. >> we have cold weather coming back and that means the start of winter spare the area alert. over the next four months, officials will issue alerts about burning wood when weather conditions cause concern about air pollution. they say wood smoke is the biggest source of air pollution. 15 spare the area alerts were issued last winter. >>> new
. >>> a new poll shows that support for the governor's new tax measure has dropped. it is droped from 51 to 48% in favor. >> we're talking about 11 fewer days to go ahead and teach the math, the science and the reading. it's important for our students. >> my biggest concern is giving more money to the senators and having them just spend it away. >> prop 30 would raise the state's sale tax and income tax on californians making $250,000 or more. >>> sports of a measure that would require genetically modified foods to be labeled will hold several rallies today in the bay area. supporters said that consumers should be able to choose whether to eat the foods. and opponents say their safe to eat so additional labeling should not be required. they say, if so, the cost will be passed on to the consumer. >>> groundbreaking ceremonies was held for a new food coto the area. and there are plans for other stores to be built in the same shopping center. >>> the california health department is warning people not to eat bulk house farms carrot chips because they could be contaminated to salmonella. they're vo
targeted the middle class with unnecessary fees and taxes. the president also said it will be hard for romney to accomplish all of the last-minute promises he is making right now. >>> both the president and romney have cancelled campaign stops because of hurricane sandy. the romney campaign says a scheduled stop in the swing state of virginia will not happen today because of the growing threat from sandy. first lady michelle obama has cancelled an appearance in new hampshire on tuesday, and president obama will spend this evening at the white house to again monitoring storm conditions from washington. >>> coming up at 8:00 with just over a week or so to go before election day, president obama's deputy campaign manager appears on "this week." stephanie cutter goes head-to-head with newt gingrich to discuss the latest numbers from the washington post tracking policy. don't miss "this week" with george stephanopoulos. >> phone banks are up and calling people in both parties for the policy. abc7 news reporter thomas ramon has the story from oakland. >> she is a volunteer going door to
gov. he said romney targeted the middle class with unnecessary fees and taxes. the president also says it will be hard for romney to accomplish all of the last-minute promises he is making right now. both president obama and mitt romney has cancelled campaign stops because of hurricane sandy. the romney campaign said a scheduled stop in the swing state of virginia will not happen today because of the growing threat from sandy. first lady michelle obama has cancelled an appearance in new hampshire on tuesday, and president obama is said to be going to fema headquarters today to get a briefing and begin monitoring storm conditions. >>> local democratic and republican parties are ramping up their efforts to make sure voters get to the polls. all over the bay area phone banks are up and calling people in both parties. abc7 news reporter thomas ramon has the story from oakland. >> she is a volunteer going door to door in this direct to make sure the voters know the issues and get out to vote. she's part of a few dozen men and women who volunteer to walk precincts for "oakland rising." she s
it or not is a week from tomorrow and governor brown's campaign for tax increase has taken a bizarre turn. >> examiners melissa is here to discuss and talk all about it. good morning. >> good morning. >> tell us the latest. >> reporter: probably seen the commercials for proposition 30. that's the tax increase jerry brown is pushing. and in those commercials, he talks about cuts to state funding he's made since he wants voters to believe our tax dollars are being spent wisely. here's a clip. and notice the mention of cuts to cars. >> jerry brown cut phones, cars, travel budgets and state commissions. >> and well, yes, the governor's budget did cut cars for the fiscal year. but recent -- cost $750,000 so far this year. the investigation also showed employees using those fancy rental cars to do personal errands. so this report comes out and last friday at the state wise meeting jerry brown was there and asked about this report. here's what he had to say: quote, there are 300,000 employees in the state of california and like to watch overall of them. but i think only god can accomplish that.
. [ unintelligible ] >>> one week until a bay area city decides whether to place a new tax on so the meeting to make sure both sides are heard. >>> here's downtown san francisco, ferry building still glowing in orange easy to see as the fog is starting to move around. tomorrow parade starts around 10 when people start to gather partly sunny 11:0061. 62 noon mild and brighter sunshine 67 by then. right now you can see it is clear here as far as the radar dry also still have dense fog advisory until 9:00 specifically for north bay valleys, san francisco and peninsula, the east bay shore and east bay valleys are starting to see some of that fog leak in many rain in the north bay tomorrow for trick-or-treating rain will hang around through thursday's morning commute sunshine and drier weather friday. >>>ly shot of the bay bridge toll, metering lights on backed towards the overcrossing, sluggish traffic upper deck headed into san francisco. bart running on time now. muni experiencing delays on the n judah line, mechanical problems outbound train switching back at 19th, shuttles in place, no other problem
for us to. >> a new field poll shows two state tax measures on next week's ballot are both in danger of losing. the governor's proper 30, the income and sales tax initiative is still leading but -- [inaudible] below the 50% majority for a win. another one, proposition 38 is losing by a wider margin. >> berkeley city council has voted not to cooperate with the federal government's secure communities program. under the program local officials send automatic alerts to immigration officials when noncitizens are arrested. that has led to 80,000 deportations. city councilmembers said noncitizens shouldn't be treated differently from citizens since most often go to the custody of county that cooperate it probably won't make a difference. >> yahoo auto has named the tesla model s as it's car of the year. it can seat seven. it's called a future shock of an electric sedan. it costs more than $60,000. >> the rain held off for the parade today. let's see if it'll hold off for the trick or treating. >> i don't think so. i think especially the north bay it's its raining right now. i have rep
to our website naca.com, proof of income, last two years of taxes most important. visit our website and they will give you a list of the required documents. >> reporter: it is call the american dream tour, -- it is called the american dream tour. more than have who come to these gatherings walk away with a better deal saving maybe more than $1,000 per month on their loan. today through monday 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.. terry mcsweeney, abc7 news. >>> this morning oakland police say an attempted robbery may have led to the shooting death of a man in a cell phone store last night. detectives say a man was shot at the metropc store at the 9200 block of international boulevard the victim's identity has not been released. >>> teenager accused of stealing a tv celebrity chef's lamborghini and shooting at two people set to face rean lanement today. a judge ruled there is enough -- evidence against max wade and ordered him to tan trial on various charges. police say he stole chef fieri's car so he could impress a girl after she rejected him he's accused of shooting at a car in mill valley with the g
no proposition 30 as tax measure to help fund public schools >>> it found both kuandz in the battleground state of ohio. kid rock entertained the largest crowd to attend the mitt romney rally. both candidates wrapped up their speeches in remarkably different styles. >> i know you love this country. we can't lose on tuesday. we're going to win! i need your help. god bless you. >> to make sure that no matter who you are or what you look like, where you come from, what your last name is, no matter what, you can make it in america. >> the jobs report shows of an increase of about 170,000 jobs in october but the unemployment rate went up to 7.9%. >> one of the most talked about issues on the ballot on tuesday proposition 30. it's a tax measure that governor brown is pushing that will help california schools. nannette miranda has both sides. >> reporter: all the talk about proposition 30, governor brown's tax measure centers around public school funding bus these local representatives are worried about the other part of prop 30, a constitutional amendment that guarantees state funding for realignment
and they are funding campaigns against proposition 30. governor jerry brown's tax hike proposal and the measure aimed at collecting dues for education purposes. >>> this morning the national average price for a gallon of average gas is 3-cents less. now a decrease in demand has sent gas prices down and it could fall as much as a dime in the coming week. >>> the white house is usually inviting children to come trick or treating. this is video of the first lady and president inviting children and this year they are pulling the plug on the celebration as president barack obama travels to new jersey to help with the recovery efforts. >>> there are plenty of events going on and this morning the have a talk will hold it's not too spooky event. they will host a party and this is going to be in oakland. >>> we have some breaking news to tell you about in new jersey, a fire started out in new jersey and it was hit hard from sandy. we are out there live flames are reaching in the sky and there is a large cluster of flames and smaller fires that are spread out from this. it's not clear what is burning at this p
on undecided voters. it is governor brown's tax initiative to raise money for schools and colleges. a new field poll finds 48% are in favor of this tax initiative. 48% are opposed. 14% are undecided. prop 30 would hike the state sales tax by a quarter cent for four years, raising about $6 billion a year and help close the state's budget deficit. >> new at 6:00, san francisco police showed the suspect who beat and kicked a muni station agent last month. they want the public's help in identifying this man. the pictures show a tall, slender man about 35 to 30 years old carrying a bike or black suitcase. you see him right here. the victim, a 55-year-old station agent told the man that bikes are not allowed in the station. the suspect repeatedly ignored him as he made his way to the muni platform. once there the detectives say the man turned on the agent, kicking him and punching him, forcing him to the ground. he has not been able to return to work. >> if you know there could be a reward in your future. a fund is being established. investigators say robbery was the motive for last night's deadly sh
, erica. there is a hot topic. there is a choice between two tax measures. one of them this proposition 30 that is backed by gov. jerry brown. he was back in the bay area to in some last-minute campaigning. kron 4 dan kerman has that part of the story. >> it is crystal clear to invest in the dream. to keep the creativity and the innovation oalive and well and intensifyin. and with just days before the election, california gov. jerry brown was before the commonwealth club in san francisco thursday stumping for proposition 30, the temporary tax increase is designed to prevent cuts to education. he says the choice is simple. the money in, for the schools, in, out, yes, no, on come off, there is no middle. >> wahl most of the audience seemed to support the measure proposition 30 is by no means, a sure thing. >> some people are inclined to vote yes that is down 50%. and from the mid-september and it was also mid 50 range in the summer. field poll director, mark di camillo says while the current poll shows supporters have dropped over time, he says there is still a chance for proposition 30 can
on "sesame street" and playing word games with my name and attacking me on a regular basis, a tax he knows are not true. >> president obama also visits the seven states between now and election day with a focus on ohio, is must-win state. he will be there every day between now and the election. >> al qaeda as been decimated, osama bin laden is dead. we have made real progress these past four years. >> how will it shakeout on tuesday? >> romney has a 50-50 chance to win the popular vote. it is harder to see him winning the electorial vote. >> a possible split verdict from a nation deeply divided, and anxious to end this very long campaign. >> baltimore city police are investigating a shooting involving a licensed security guard. officers found a man suffering a gunshot wounds at the 500 block of west franklin st. phone 8 econo 25 last night. a preliminary investigation reveals that the victim had been trying to dig into a car when a security guard approached him. a physical confrontation ensued and it ended with the victim being shot with the security guard was not injured. a funeral arrang
an income tax increase. her brother had given $36 million to defeat her sister's rival, proposition 30. governor brown's tax measure. he hopes it will win approval for prop 32. venture capitalist has spent $29 million of his own money for green energy project spelled out in his proposition 39. mercury insurance founder george joseph has pumped $16 million into prop 33 which changes how car insurance rates are calculated. u.s. supreme court says it's okay to give unlimited amounts of money to ballot measures. >> i think it's telling voters that the initiative process isn't for everyone. when you see wealthy people putting in giants sums of money, it's unprecedented. >> we work for charles muncer. >> common cause took a lot of money from charles munger because it couldn't get government reform through the legislature. the group says someone has to pay for all those ads. >> to qualify a ballot measure takes time and energy and money. to gather the signatures needed and required by the constitution. >> money doesn't always win. voter foundational says they only approve of third nistsd beca
of a halloween party near port -- near port mason. >>> a heated issue. the proposal to tax soda in a bay area city that's sparked strong emotions on both sides. >>> for some people who live on the east coast. the super storm is bringing back member ris of hurricane april reason last year's devastating storm. but from these images from nasa, you can really see the difference between the two. sandy is on the left. irene on the right. and sandy is about twice as large as last year's irene. this year's storm made landfall yesterday. shortly after being downgraded from hurricane status. >>> next week voters -- measure n would add a one-cent per ounce tax on sodas. the no on measure n campaign has spent $2.5 million to blanket live monday -- richmond with billboards at a town hall meeting last night, richmond's mayor says the measure n is a good way to begin the fight against obesity. >> we know that soda is the perfect place because it gets no nutritional value. it's empty calories. >> this tax is gonna equate -- is an aggressive tax that will result in higher grocery bills. >> the no on measure n
mission to get proposition 30 passed racing state income tax for those more than $250,000 a year funneling six billion dollars into schools and universities and support may be rising. it needs more than 50% to win. three weeks ago only 45% of voters said yes and there was a huge number of undecided ones. now looks like the governor's initiative has enough to ee. k it out with 51% planning to vote yes. >> let's see how two ballot measures measure up. >> reporter: the new numbers look grim for the competing measure of prop 38. it would raise the state income tax for almost all californians for schools and preschool programs. the latest polls show it is losing with 55% saying no. how do californians feel about the death penalty? the newest poll shows they want to keep it. 51% said they would vote no on proposition 34 which would uphold the death penalty. 41% say they will vote yes which would prohibit the death penalty and replace it with life in prison without parole. food labeling has become a hot button issue. prop 37 would require companies to label processed food made with genetically mo
in the parliament wants to know more about the tax practices of google. all three companies have significant sales tax. google has been criticized for routeing that through an irish subject sid rather -- subject sid rather. . >> that giants victory parade also spent tons of money adding up the dollars this morning. >> i opened my eyes under water and punched the shark on the side of his head. >>> bitten by a shark who almost died off the coast of eureka. . >>> the best surfers from all over the world will compete, and also new this year, extra bleaches are out on the cliff and they have a camera hooked high on the wire providing a birds' eye view and it may begin as early as 10:15. >> he said he punched the shark in the head until he let him go. he spoke about the attack and he says a young great white came from underneath him, grabbed his side and pulled him under water. he punched the shark until it released him and despite the idea he will be back in the ocean. >> it is part of surfing and it is in no way going to keep me from surfing again. >> he did suffer a 14-inch bite wound and no vital or
was paying principal and interest and now i'm able to pay principal, interest, and taxes and insurance and less for all of those each month. >> this nonprofit group is a need for assistance group of america and the provinces on the spot solutions for affordable mortgages. >> there is nothing like meeting face to face that you can meet with your lender. and having them side by side. >> based on their financial situation the will to a loan modification and presented to the blunders. most of them are here and it is free. the bank will pay all closing costs. >> we come here to meet our customer's faced to face and get their market is modified. commoditie%-80% our ss rate. >> now i'm able to make those payments, there is no doubt in my mind. >> there is a second chance to holding on to the american dream. san jose, rob fladeboe, kron 4. >> decision 2012. this new storm could cause big problems for the election day. still super stormy sandy but a number wintry storm could continue on election day. at this point is too difficult to pinpoint the severity or the timing. they are saying that if
them in jail. >> voters have the choice to choose between two tax measures. one of the initiatives property is supported by governor brown and used his appearance for the commonwealth club in san francisco yesterday for that temporary tax increase. >> money into schools and colleges into the california dream are out. and are out, yes are no, on our off there is no middle way. >> most of the audience in to support prop 30 but is by no means a sure thing. the current poll shows that support has dropped over time. there is still a chance property could pass the competing measures prop. 38 and that is in big trouble. the poll finds that 34 percent support that proposition and 49 percent oppose it 17 percent are undecided. we're down to just a few days before a decision 2012 and the big election. we'll have nonstop coverage starting tuesday at 8:00 p.m. until after the polls close. we'll have the results in the reactions here on kron4. you can also check our web site and facebook and twitter pages. >> whereby to take a break, a live look outside from our south bay camera. this is the sa
tuesday is proposition 30. its tax measure governor brown is pushing hard to pass that supporters say will help california schools. nannette miranda tonight has both sides of this contentious debate. >> all the talk about proposition 30. governor brown's tax measure centers around public school funding but a local representatives are worried about the other part of prop 30, prison inmate shift where counties must house thousands of low level inmates. if it fails tuesday, they are asking how can they afford this expense. >> if the money goes away, it's going to have a dramatic impacted on the way we do business. >> lawmakers have a history of taking money from one program to pay for another. constitution protection says politicians can't touch the money at all unless it goes back to the voters. >> next two budget years, show counties will get $6 billion in each of those years to take on the new inmates. >> the funding will still continue. >> but it is after that that worries officials? >> priorities may change, legislators may change, governors may change. we're pretty much at the whim
the middle class with unnecessary fees and taxes. the president also said it will be hard for romney to accomplish all of the last-minute promises he is making right now. >>> both the president and romney have cancelled campaign stops because of hurricane sandy. the romney campaign says a scheduled stop in the swing state of virginia will not happen today because of the growing threat from sandy. first lady michelle obama has cancelled an appearance in new hampshire on tuesday, and president obama will spend this evening at the white house to again monitoring storm conditions from washington. >>> coming up at 8:00 with just over a week or so to go before election day, president obama's deputy campaign manager appears on "this week." he goes head-to-head with newt gingrich to discuss the latest numbers from the washington post tracking policy. don't miss "this ""with george stephanopoulos. >> phone banks are up and calling people in both parties for the policy. abc7 news reporter thomas ramn has the story from oakland. >> she is a volunteer going door to door in this direct to make su
from the taser. >>> a town hall meeting will be held tonight in richmond on the city's campaign to tax sugary drinks. measure n would add a 1 cent per ounce tax on sodas and other sugary drinks. if it passes, richmond would become the country's first city to impose such a tax on businesses. the town hall meeting starts at 7:00 at bethlehem hem missionary baptist church in richmond. >> 6:25. >>> a big celebration in san francisco civic center last night. thousands gather to watch the giants win the world series. [ cheering ] the chain was flowing out -- champagne were flowing out there although fans were not supposed to have alcohol in the plaza. mayor lee wanted to give families chance to cheer on the giants together. >> i knew it was going to happen. you know, it was already written, and the giants, they came through with flying colors. number one, baby! number one! [ cheering ] >> this is not the first time fans have been invite to the civic center plaza. more than 7,000 fans were there to watch the giants win the world series in 2010. >>> now, the city of san francisco's preparing
dirty the temporary tax increase for education. he says the choice is simple. >> money into the schools and colleges and pour out. in or out, yes or no. there is no middle. >> most of the audience seemed to support it proposition 3 is by no means a sure thing. they are inclined to vote that is down from 51%. in the september it was mid-50s range in the summer. >> the current polls show support has dropped over time he says there is still a chance proposition dirty can pass. >> the poll findings showing that it is possibly not on a downward track but he does have 14 percent undecided. really, he just test to attract 2-3% on his side. proposition 38 is competing and is a bigger trouble. 34% are in support 49% are opposed and 17 percent undecided. the governor went out of its way to not make anything bad. other than that he believes proposition 30 is the way to go. he also made it clear that both measures are for the education for the passage of proposition 38 will not stop for cuts. only proposition 30 will do that. dan kerman, kron 4. >>pam: decision 12 coverage. just days until the e al
calls for a temporary quarter cent sales tax increase and would raise state income tax for those making more than a quarter million dollars a year. if prop 30 loses, it would trigger automatic deep cuts to public education from elementary schools up to universities. >>> 5:38. time for weather and lawrence is on the run. he is down in san jose with a preview of the second annual bay area science festival. he has some toys. >> did you build that? >> we are building airplanes and having all kinds of fun down here but you know what? if flying airplanes isn't for you there are all kinds of other things you can see here at the tech museum innovation right now. how about this? there's an asteroid that they are playing with down here. we are going to find out more about that and what they are trying to do to try and solve some real world problems and how they are getting some kids involved in that, too. still, the bay area weather looking good as we head out toward today. lots of sunshine coming our way. a little chilly to start early on as those temperatures are running in the 40s and 50s out
either way. 48% of voters are in favor of governor brown's tax plan. 38% oppose with the rest undecided. prop 30 would increase the sales tax temporarily and raise income tax for those making more than a quarter million dollars a year. if prop 30 loses, it would trigger deep cuts to public education from elementary schools up to universities. >>> up next, we have a good luck story. how a lottery winner nearly missed out on millions of dollars. >> plus, speaking of luck, the new name for this little giants fan. >> and the market opened about 10 minutes ago. let's take a quick look at the early numbers. on friday, a very difficult week in new york right now, the market is up. we'll crunch the numbers with kcbs moneywatch reporter jason brooks coming up. ,, we don't call this our company, we call this our mission. green toys teaches children that if i have a milk jug and i stick it in the recycling bin it can turn into something new. chase allows us to buy capital equipment to be able to manufacture in the states to the scale we need to be a global company. with a little luck green toys co
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